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Doctors dig deep with strike


Doctors strike has today enter its fourth day with no amicable solution found between the Nairobi County leadership and the doctors’ union in sight.

Today Nairobi county Assembly leadership held talks with union officials ,Nairobi Health CEC, County Secretary and NMS in a bid to try and unlock the stalemate .

Both parties however failed to come up with a deal but only agreed on promotion.

According Kenya Medical Pharmacists Dentists Union Secretary General Nairobi branch Thuranira Kaugiria they will not resume duties until all their demands are met.

The doctors are blaming the Nairobi Metropolitan Service for not giving them comprehensive medical cover as from July yet they are exposed to Covid 19.

“We need that cover immediately before we resume jobs, the matter of promotion is also pending, we need letters of promotion on our table we are not ready to engage in circles,” he said.